Archive | Sauvignon Blanc

2011 Andis Sauvignon Blanc – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.andiswines.com Sauvignon Blanc continues to be a crowd-pleasing white wine and for good reason. It’s clean finish makes it go extremely with with a variety of vegetarian and seafood dishes. This gem from Andis drinks very well and is one you should check out. Technical Data: Varietal Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc […]

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2010 Simi Sauvignon Blanc – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.simiwinery.com Simi Winery is a very popular California brand that has been making wines from a long time and has distribution just about everywhere – it’s an easily recognizable name by most wine lovers. I recently had the opportunity to meet its Vineyard Manager, Tom Gore, who gave me a […]

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A pair of 2009 Sauvignon Blanc ducks

Sauvignon Blanc is a classic Napa white grape that has got a lot of play over the several decades but has – in many ways – fallen out of the limelight because all too many started tasting the same and folks seemed to have gravitated towards the “buttery chardonnay” from that region. Duckhorn Winery has […]

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Review: A pair of Stinger Wines

Vance Rose not only makes the 5-Mile Bridge Zinfandel I recently reviewed, but also has some wines out that are squarely aimed at the $10 and under market. These wines have been constructed in a way to be a huge step-up from the many “grocery-store” brands that fall in that same price arena.   With […]

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Salvestrin 3-way Round-up – Review

Nose: Rose hips, vanilla bean, slight hint of cantelope and maple syrup, grilled peaches and apple skin with home-made whip-cream. Taste: cream-covered peaches and melon that have been drizzled with maple syrup with afternotes of the typical “sauv-grass” (as I like to call it) but it’s really kept in check by the creaminess. This is […]

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Justin Winery – 3-way Review

The Paso Robles area of California is really shaping up to be a huge rock-star region in the Golden State and for good reason – it has a cooler climate than Napa and generally presents grapes that don’t get as sugarfied as so many do in the more nothern areas of California. Producers in this […]

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2006 Concannon Assemblage

Wine website: www.concannonvineyard.com W.E.P. Rating: 100% Not too many new-world wineries can say they’ve been producing wines since the late 1800s, however, Concannon is one fo them. Based on California’s central-coast region, this winery specializes in producing wines with fruit from the Livermore valley. Its Assemblage white wine is a blend which combines Sauvignon Blanc and […]

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